Jes Staley Biography, Age, Wiki, Height, Weight, Girlfriend, Family & More

Jes Staley

Biography / Wiki

A good bank executive creates a vision, articulates the vision, and relentlessly drives it to completion and Jes Staley is one of those personalities who have done this task very well. He is an American banker who is best known as the former group chief executive (CEO) of Barclays.

Recently, Staley hit the headlines in November 2021 when he resigned amid a regulatory probe into whether he mischaracterized his relationship with the financier and sex offender Jeffrey Epstein.

Height / Weight / Age

Born on December 27, 1956, this renowned personality has turned 66 years old. He seems enough tall with his height which is 168 centimeters and he is 5’6” in feet & inches.

He maintains himself very fit and healthy with a weight of 70 kilograms and 154 lbs in pounds. Moreover, he is very conscious about his physique and follows a regular and healthy diet in order to keep himself fit as a fiddle.

Net Worth

This eminent man, Jes Staley earns a very decent amount of money through his professional career as a banker and the chief executive (CEO) of Barclays. Having started his career with Morgan Guaranty Trust Co., he has managed to come a long way up becoming one of the richest bankers in the world.

According to the sources, his estimated net worth is $120 million approximately with his salary of around £4 million for 2020, including an annual bonus of £843,000 despite that the bank’s pre-profits went down to £3.1bn for 2020 from £4.4bn in 2019. Moreover, Jes will receive his full 12 months’ pay which totals an annual salary of £2.4 million as of 2021.

Education / Family

Born and growing up in Boston, Massachusetts, United States, Jes belongs to the White ethnicity. Moreover, he grew up alongside his brother, Peter Staley, who is a political activist well-known for his work in HIV/AIDS activism.

His father, Paul R. Staley served as the president as well as CEO of PQ Corporation, and his grandfather, Edward Staley was the top executive of W.T. Grant when the company filed for bankruptcy in the year 1976.

As of Staley’s education, he enrolled at the local school and was good in academics. Later, he was admitted to Bowdoin College graduating and earning a degree in economics.


Jes Staley

Nick Name Jes
Birth Place Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Date of birth December 27, 1956
Age 66 Years
Height In feet & inches: 5’6”

In centimeters: 168 cm

Weight In kilograms: 70 kg

In pounds: 154 lbs

Eye color Dark Brown
Hair color Brown
Profession Bank Executive
Sexual orientation Straight
School Local School
College Bowdoin College
Religion Christianity
Nationality American
Home town Boston, Massachusetts, United States
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Fathers name Paul R. Staley
Mothers name Name Not Known
Brothers Peter Staley
Sisters Name Not Known

Career / Fashion and Style

Moving towards his career, Jes took the first step towards his career in the year 1979, soon after his graduation, joining the Morgan Guaranty Trust Co. of New York. Then, he worked as head of corporate finance for Brazil and general manager of the company’s Brazilian brokerage firm from 1980 to 1989.

After that, in the early 1990s, he eventually became one of the founding members of J.P. Morgan’s equities business. Later, Staley ran the Equity Capital Market and Syndicate groups. Furthermore, in the year 1999, he became head of J.P. Morgan’s Private Banking division.

Thereafter, Jes was promoted to become the CEO of J.P. Morgan Asset Management which ran the division until 2009. Besides this, he was promoted to Chief Executive of the Investment Bank in the year 2009.

Apart from that, in the year 2013, he left J.P. Morgan after more than 30 years of his service in order to join the BlueMountain Capital as a managing partner. Other than this, in May 2015, he was elected to the board of directors of the Swiss global financial services company UBS. In fact, he became group chief executive of Barclays on December 1, 2015.

This eminent personality also serves on the boards of the Institute of International Finance, United States-China Business Council. In addition to this, Jes also became a member of the advisory board of the American Museum of Natural History. Recently, he stood down as CEO of Barclays and was succeeded by C. S. Venkatakrishnan on November 1, 2021.

Girlfriend, Affairs, Wife, and More

Talking about his relationship status, Jes is a married man and has been married just once to date. He tied the sacred knot of marriage with his beautiful wife, Debbie Staley who is an American expert inside plan master and fills in as the leader leading group of her firm called “Debora Staley Interiors Inc.”.

Moreover, the duo first met with each other while Jes started to work in South America. This lovely couple is also blessed with two daughters and currently reside on Park Avenue, New York City, and Southampton, New York.

Girlfriend Debbie Staley
Marital status Married
Wife Debbie Staley


Jes Staley with his wife
Jes Staley with his wife

Children Two Daughters

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Jes Staley

Some Interesting Facts About Jes Staley

  • He has also served on the board of the Robin Hood Foundation, a charitable organization dedicated to solving poverty-based problems in New York City.
  • Jes also had bought 2.8m shares in Barclays at 233p.
  • Within a year of his appointment at Barclays, he reportedly received up to £8.24 million.
  • His Zodiac sign is Capricorn.
  • In the past, Staley has donated money to the Democratic Senatorial Committee.
  • He is a Boston Red Sox fan.
  • This renowned personality has also reportedly been a big advocate for diversity since discovering that his brother Peter Staley had been diagnosed with HIV.

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